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Syd's Bagelery & Expresso

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550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-2666
Today
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Consistently excellent expresso

No matter the barista, expressoNo is always excellent. Also, Dave bakes insanely addictive blueberry scones and brownies. You've been warned:-)

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
JadeBeetle
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San Diego, CA
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San Diego, CA
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

No matter the barista, expressoNo is always excellent. Also, Dave bakes insanely addictive blueberry scones and brownies. You've been warned:-)

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San Jose, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great place and great staff. And more importantly, great food. The bagels are fresh and the variety of sandwiches available make me want to come back over and over again. We had the Mama Mia and the Hueavous Rancherous - both were awesome. Smoothies are a hit as well... What really impressed me was the staff. I went on NYs... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stopped in after a long walk. Had a delicious salad. Everything is made fresh so there is a little wait. The gals were energetic.

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Englewood, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I always go to Syd's when visiting Tahoe. It's where the locals go for their morning coffee, so you know it's good. I drink decaf, and it is as good as any regular I've ever tried. I love the "everything" bagels, and the homemade muffins are also delicious. We've also had really good lunches, with many healthy... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I asked for half defaf-regular coffe and a bagel with PB. The bagel came out 15 minutes late waited another 10 and still didn't have coffee. Told that decaf was being made .... so after another 10min i asked for just regular coffee. The blond haired young lady, now annoyed by my inability to wait any longer, gave me an... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Stopped in Tahoe City for a few days of spring skiing. Used this place for packed lunch and breakfast supplies. Jam and butter bagel really good. Sandwiches great too.

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Rainier, Oregon
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480 reviews 480 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

My new bride has stopped here for coffee apres-ski for many years, and so it was a natural for us to stop by for coffee after spending the night with friends at their cabin. The coffee was excellent; several choices, both leaded and unleaded. The morning was spoiled, however, by a group of European touristas occupying about half the tables... More 

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QLD
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

On vacation from Australia, staying just out of Tahoe City, after having a few coffees that were so bad, I couldn't drink them, after warming my hands around the cup, I left without drinking it! The next day I was walking the Main Street and asked a lady was she "a local" and where was the best coffee in town.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Good healthy options, including whole wheat bagels; and the coffee was great. Nice location, right on the lake.

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Flagler Beach, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We are always looking for a places that offer healthier options are quicker and don't break the bank. Syd's is a little hole in the wall that's probably been around many years and knows what works. We both had a great veggie sandwich and fruit smoothie that were made to order and service was fast. Reasonably priced and on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: (530) 583-2666
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?